tie, and sneakers, he started at 8:00 in the morning on charles street at malona avenue. >> people will try to -- it's not me physically being hungry. >> no, david suspect homeless, he's jobless, what he can scroop together doesn't give him enough to live on. >> i don't have a whole lot. >> god bless you for your positive thoughts. >> i always had a job. >> at 52 years old, david spent most of his life in baltimore doing construction work, carpentry, and welding. after spending nine months in a shelter, he could no longer afford to wait to put those skills to use. he got the idea of a street appeal, recalling the generosity of people when he served as a bell ringer during the holiday season. >> people give, you know.